Hippo Day

Hippo Day

Every February 15th

Bet you didn't know that Hippo loosely translates to River Horse in ancient Greek. Hippo Day, then, celebrates the third largest land mammal on Earth. Why not take some time to waddle in a mud bath...

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Gumdrop Day

Gumdrop Day

Every February 15th

Gummy, chewy, tasty sweets are the theme of Gumdrop Day, which presents you the opportunity (or the excuse) to eat as many gumdrops as possible (within reason, with consideration for your teeth, sugar levels and...

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Singles Awareness Day

Singles Awareness Day

Every February 15th

After a Christmas spent with elderly family members asking when they're finally going to get married, or at least find a boyfriend or girlfriend to bring home, life does not get any easier for singles...

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No One Eats Alone Day

No One Eats Alone Day

Every February 15th

Growing up in middle and high school can be difficult. Known for its social cliches and drama, if you don’t have friends throughout those years, then it can be hard. Social isolation is a pervading...

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Vegan Cuisine Month

Vegan Cuisine Month

Every February

“My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations.” ~Peter...

North American Inclusion Month

North American Inclusion Month

Every February

North American Inclusion Month (NAIM) was created by the Yachad/National Jewish Council for Disabilities. Now some five years old, the North American Inclusion Month was established as a way of recognising the need for more...

Cherry Month

Cherry Month

Every February

“In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.” - Issa Because cherries are so… very. Cherries are an amazing fruit, little jewels dangling from branches that not long ago painted the sky...

Bake For Family Fun Month

Bake For Family Fun Month

Every February

If baking is any labor at all, it's a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation. - Regina Brett There’s something about the smell of baked goods cooking in the oven...

Bird-Feeding Month

Bird-Feeding Month

Every February

"Come feed the little birds, show them you care And you'll be glad if you do Their young ones are hungry, their nests are so bare All it takes is tuppence from you" - Tuppence – Mary Poppins It’s...

Hot Breakfast Month

Hot Breakfast Month

Every February

What nicer thing can you do for somebody than make them breakfast? - Anthony Bourdain Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day, and that’s why so many of us make...

Library Lovers’ Month

Library Lovers’ Month

Every February

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. - Marcus Tullius Cicero Stop hugging that library. No wait, my mistake, I forgot that it’s Library Lovers Month- and it seems to have...